- 200 g (8 oz) green pigeon peas
- 500 ml (1pt) water
- 25 g (1 oz) margarine
- 25 g (1 oz) flour
- 250 ml (1/2 pt) milk
- 50 g (2 0z) grated cheese
- 1 onion, peeled and chopped
- 1 sweet pepper, chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 25 g (1 oz) breadcrumbs
|Place water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add peas and simmer, covered, for 30-40 minutes, or cook in pressure cooker for 10-15 minute. Drain peas and mash.Melt margarine in a saucepan. Add flour and cook for 1-2 minutes over a low heat, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, to make at thick white sauce.Add the grated cheese, stirring well. Add remaining ingredients, except for the breadcrumbs.
Spoon mixture into a greased ovenproof dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Bake at 160Â° (325Â°f), Gas Mark 3, for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve hot.
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